Emily Watkins — Media reporter

Emily Watkins

Media reporter

Emily covers all things "media" for Crikey and is based in Sydney. She has previously worked for the ABC's Media Watch and reported on courts, crocodiles and occasionally UFOs for the NT News.

Latest

Murder report breached standards … Bauer cuts … the importance of accuracy …

Murder report breached standards … Bauer cuts … the importance of accuracy …

July 28, 2017 1

The Press Council has found that an article about a murdered woman breached its standards as the article was inaccurate and caused substantial distress without it being in the public interest.

Sky News on Ten? … mid-year Walkleys … Trudeau for (US) president …

Sky News on Ten? … mid-year Walkleys … Trudeau for (US) president …

July 27, 2017 2

Could Sky News be Ten's saviour? And other media tidbits of the day.

The retrograde sexual politics of Ten’s The Bachelor

July 26, 2017 6

Thin, white, pretty women who catfight and scheme to win the attention of a bland, Ken doll-looking man? What could possibly be wrong with that?

ABC merger … and the lucky winners are … puns cucina povera …

ABC merger … and the lucky winners are … puns cucina povera …

July 26, 2017 2

The ABC is merging its news and radio divisions in the ACT. And other media tidbits of the day.

The war on the war on the war on Christianity … Snopes on the ropes … royal pun …

The war on the war on the war on Christianity … Snopes on the ropes … royal pun …

July 25, 2017 1

News Corp has accused the ABC of waging a war on Christians. Media Watch, as ever, has entered the fray.

No Colvin Lecture … Latho returns to Sky … Tour de ‘oh, shit’ …

No Colvin Lecture … Latho returns to Sky … Tour de ‘oh, shit’ …

July 24, 2017 9

The Lowy Institute has decided not to name its annual Media Lecture after Mark Colvin after all.

News Corp swings the axe … ‘why didn’t the ABC report the truth?’ … where have all the letters gone? …

News Corp swings the axe … ‘why didn’t the ABC report the truth?’ … where have all the letters gone? …

July 21, 2017 9

Some News Corp production staff were told midway through their shifts that they were surplus to requirements, and they have not been seen at Holt Street since.

Is serial plagiarist Tanveer Ahmed up to his old tricks?

Is serial plagiarist Tanveer Ahmed up to his old tricks?

July 21, 2017 5

There are some parts of his recent piece on the "transgender movement" and identity politics that have distinct echoes of someone else's work.

Latho v PVO … ‘Tiser columnist sashays away … BBC stars making bank …

Latho v PVO … ‘Tiser columnist sashays away … BBC stars making bank …

July 20, 2017 1

Mark Latham has pushed his former Sky colleague Peter van Onselen a bit too far, and PVO has responded with a legal threat.

FOI reveals nothing about Foxtel sports money … Delta is a bad influence … no gender stereotypes in ads …

FOI reveals nothing about Foxtel sports money … Delta is a bad influence … no gender stereotypes in ads …

July 19, 2017 4

There 's no evidence that Foxtel and the government corresponded over $30 million to broadcast women's sport.